Jocelyn A. Merced

Associate || Morristown

Ms. Merced previously worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Bernadette N. DeCastro in the Civil Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey – Hudson County.  While a law clerk, Ms. Merced handled a diverse caseload, including employment law cases requiring determinations as to the discoverability of certain documents.

Ms. Merced has a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and was selected to the Order of Omega, Greek National Honor Society, a leadership honor society for members of Greek organizations.  During law school, Ms. Merced was the Senior Managing Notes and Comments Editor for the Rutgers Race and the Law Review.

Jocelyn is proficient in conversational Spanish.

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Ms. Merced gained much practical experience while in law school.  She participated in the Rutgers University Community Law Clinic and served as a law clerk for Legal Services of New Jersey.  Since joining the firm, Ms. Merced has been actively involved in all aspects of employer defense in both state and federal courts and agencies where employees allege discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex and disability, harassment and retaliation.  Ms. Merced has also handled actions involving breach of contract and various common law claims. 

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  • American Bar Association

 

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